Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD): guidelines for social workers

Information to help social workers in England who work with people affected by CJD and their families.

Applies to England



These guidelines aim to increase awareness and understanding of CJD and improve social care for people who are affected by it.

The guidelines update the previous guidance published in 2003. They reflect the increasing rareness of the disease and the policy and legislative changes since 2003, including the Care Act 2014.

Published 28 June 2018